Monthly Archives: September 2015

Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Last Tango in Halifax’ is Brit series about romance between two 70-year-olds

British national treasure Sir Derek Jacobi and veteran actress Anne Reid shine in this wonderfully written six-episode comedy-drama.  By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | September 30, 2015 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some of his … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Last Tango in Halifax’ is Brit series about romance between two 70-year-olds

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘De Novo’ is gripping, insightful documentary play on immigration

Event: De Novo: A Documentary Play on Immigration What: Theatrical performance and discussion Date: Friday, October 16, 2015 Time: 7:00 p.m. Where: Utopia Theatre in the School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin Address: 1925 San Jacinto, Austin … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘De Novo’ is gripping, insightful documentary play on immigration

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Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Vital statistics: Documentation and dignity

It is hard to conceive of dignity if one is stateless or forced to live in poverty, at the edges of abundance. By Elaine J. Cohen | The Rag Blog | September 24, 2015 A few weeks ago The Rag … finish reading Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Vital statistics: Documentation and dignity

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Ken Wachsberger :
Joe Grant: Happy birthday and goodbye, friend

Joe Grant, the publisher of ‘Prisoners Digest International,’ was one of the unsung legends of the underground press. By Ken Wachsberger | The Rag Blog | September 23, 2015 It’s always jarring to receive Facebook birthday reminders for friends who … finish reading Ken Wachsberger :
Joe Grant: Happy birthday and goodbye, friend

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Kate Braun :
The Fall Equinox celebrates the bounty of Mother Earth

This is a season to focus on balance, harmony, and prosperity in all the areas of life. By Kate Braun | The Rag Blog | September 21, 2015 “…teach the world to sing in perfect harmony…” Wednesday, September 23, 2015, … finish reading Kate Braun :
The Fall Equinox celebrates the bounty of Mother Earth

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Hugh Grady and Thorne Dreyer :
METRO | Remembering David MacBryde, philosopher, activist, and friend

A sweet man of peace, The Rag Blog’s David MacBryde passed away in Berlin, Wednesday, September 9. AUSTIN — I lost a dear friend last Wednesday and The Rag Blog lost its “man in Berlin.” David MacBryde, a warm and … finish reading Hugh Grady and Thorne Dreyer :
METRO | Remembering David MacBryde, philosopher, activist, and friend

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Michael Simmons :
Steve Earle: ‘Mississippi, It’s Time!’

With this song, son-of-the-South Earle aims to help convince the Magnolia State to eradicate the Confederate symbol from its flag. By Michael Simmons | The Rag Blog | September 16, 2015 “It’s largely about empathy,” says Steve Earle of his … finish reading Michael Simmons :
Steve Earle: ‘Mississippi, It’s Time!’

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Johnny Hazard :
Mexico’s missing students: Report debunks
official account

The report documents local, state, and federal participation in the many hours of violence against the students. By Johnny Hazard | The Rag Blog | September 14, 2015 MEXICO CITY — The long-awaited report of the Grupo Interdisciplinario de Estudios … finish reading Johnny Hazard :
Mexico’s missing students: Report debunks
official account

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Roger Baker :
METRO | Risky business in Central Texas: The toll road bond gamble

Wall Street won’t insure the new CTRMA toll road debt at an affordable cost because of its high risk. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | September 14, 2015 AUSTIN — The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority, or CTRMA, … finish reading Roger Baker :
METRO | Risky business in Central Texas: The toll road bond gamble

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Roger Baker :
METRO | Is cheaper driving here to stay?

Gasoline may stay cheap until we burn through the current market glut in perhaps a year. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | September 14, 2015 [This article was written as a companion piece to Roger Baker’s Rag Blog … finish reading Roger Baker :
METRO | Is cheaper driving here to stay?

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Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | The ‘New Greek Tragedy’ is focus of panel in Austin

Event: “A New Greek Tragedy? Inequality, Human Rights and Democracy” What: Panel discussion Date: Monday, September 28, 2015 Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m. Where: Sheffield Room (TNH 2.111), University of Texas School of Law Address: 727 E Dean Keeton St, Austin, TX … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | The ‘New Greek Tragedy’ is focus of panel in Austin

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Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | New documentary about the Black Panthers screens in Austin

By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | September 14, 2015 Event: “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” What: Film showing Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Time: 7:30 p.m. Where: The Marchesa Hall and Theatre Address: 6406 North IH35 … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | New documentary about the Black Panthers screens in Austin

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